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*Westside Food Festival - A Holiday (Weekend) at the Garden (August 5)

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*Westside Food Festival - A Holiday (Weekend) at the Garden (August 5)

Time: August 5, 2018 from 9:15am to 5:45pm
Location: Aberthau Mansion - WPG Community Centre
Street: 4397 West 2nd Avenue (All events are located in the garden and/or gym)
City/Town: Vancouver
Website or Map:
Phone: Register on Vancouver Recreation
Event Neighbourhood and Type: wpg cc, gardening, microgreens, potluck, drip irrigation
Organized By: Village Vancouver and Westside Neighbourhood Food Network
Latest Activity: Aug 2, 2018

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Event Description

Spend the long weekend with us at West Point Grey Community Centre! We have two days full of fun activities, don’t miss out!

All events are free! Registration required


9:15-11:15am Concepts in Year-Round Gardening (

11:30am-1pm Intro to Fermenting (

1-2pm W. Pt. Grey Community Potluck in the Garden  (

2-4pm Grow Your Own Microgreens (

4:10-5:40pm Drip Irrigation for a Waterwise Garden ( 

The garden is located 100 feet behind the mansion & off Marine.

Also check out our list of Holiday (Weekend) in the Garden events for August 4 (

2nd annual Westside Food Festival July 5th- August 9th, 2018

Over 100 free activities and workshops in twenty plus locations around the Westside! Register for individual actvities and workshops on Eventbrite ( For more info: Facebook ( or

The Food Festival is organized by Village Vancouver, Westside Neighbourhood Food Network, Marpole Oakridge NFN and Fairview False Creek South NFN. Village is a member of Vancouver Neighbourhood Food Networks - check it out!

Gardening & gardening-related workshops, and other gardening activities are part of Village Vancouver's Building Community Food Security and Resilience Project. This project is made possible by the BC Ministry of Agriculture's Grow Local program. We gratefully acknowledge the financial support of the Province of British Columbia through the Ministry of Agriculture.

We also acknowledge that the land on which we gather is the unceded territories of the Coast Salish Peoples, including the territories of the Xwméthkwyiem (Musqueam), Skwxwúmesh (Squamish), Stó:lō and Sel̓íl̓witulh (Tsleil-Waututh) Nations.

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